ICLEI Links: 5 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web!

ICLEI Stories

New article by ICLEI Secretary General Gino Van Begin in Cities Today

Resilient Cities 2015 Program Booklet is now online!

Cities and businesses work to bridge gaps at Metropolitan Solutions 2015

Leading by example: Local governments call for an inclusive & ambitious climate agreement at Bonn Conference ahead of Paris COP21

City Stories

Well Done Vancouver! Well Done Planners!

A Dutch city makes room for its river ā€” and a new identity

Alpha radiation clouds Los Angeles air

Two radically different cities, and the sustainability challenges they face

Energy Stories

In Just A Week, This Kit Turns Old Houses Into Zero-Energy Homes (For Free)

The True Cost of Fossil Fuels

Can bladeless wind turbines mute opposition?

Solar power to the people: how the sun can ease Africa’s electricity crisis

Ban Ki-moon urges governments to invest in low carbon energy

Climate Change Stories

Warmer Waters Are Making Pacific Typhoons Stronger

Global Warming Changes the Future for Tea Leaves

Global warming ‘pause’ didn’t happen, study finds

The world hasn’t stopped or even slowed its warming recently, new federal data analysis shows

Norway Will Divest From Coal in Push Against Climate Change